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Stepsons of Light

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Published: 1920
Language: English
Wordcount: 54,388 / 160 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 89.9
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 1,446
Added to site: 2010.06.06 28059

A plot story of exciting adventures in the wilds of New Mexico. Animation in the telling of the incidents of fighting, love-making, and villainy make the book lively and amusing.

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ines it was accolade and shoulder stroke. Johnny's life so far had been made up all of hardships well borne. But that was what Johnny did not know or dream; to-day, hailed man-grown, he thought of his honors, prince and peer, not as deserved and earned, but as an unmerited stroke of good fortune.

The herd, suddenly roused, became vociferous with query and rumor; drifted uneasily a little, muttered, whispered, tittered, fell quiet again, to cheerful grazing. The fresh wild cattle, nearing the periphery, glimpsed the dreaded horsemen beyond, and turned again to hiding in the center. Cole and most of his riders drew away and paced soberly campward, leaving ten herders where they found six.

Jody Weir rode over to Johnny.

"Old citizen," he said, "the rod tells me you are for Engle, and if I wanted to send letters I might go write 'em. But I beat him to it. Letter to my girl all written and ready. All I had to do was to put in a line with my little old pencil, telling her we'd work the herd to-



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